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Healthcare Reform Updates
Hardship Exemptions from Individual Mandate Can...
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that individuals will be able to claim hardship exemptions from the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate for tax year 2018 on their 2018 federal income tax return. […]
Short-Term Health Insurance Soon Available For Up...
Effective October 3, 2018, a new rule will allow individuals to purchase short-term, limited-duration health insurance coverage for a period of less than 12 months, and renew such coverage for up to 36 months. […]
Medical Loss Ratio Rebates Coming Soon to Plan...
The Affordable Care Act's medical loss ratio (MLR) rules require group health insurance issuers to provide rebates if their MLR—the amount of health insurance premiums spent on health care and activities to improve health care quality—falls short of the applicable standard during a […]
HR News Alerts
Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit Guidance...
The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance to employers wishing to claim the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit for tax years 2018 and 2019. […]
Illinois Enacts New Military Leave Law
Effective January 1, 2019, a new law in Illinois requires employers to provide military leave to service member employees. […]
Updated Consumer Report Notice Required Sept. 21
Beginning September 21, 2018, an updated Summary of Consumer Rights notice must be provided when required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). […]